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Madeira Antwren

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FemalePhoto by LuizCareiro, Amazonas, Brazil, August 2017
Female
Photo by Luiz
Careiro, Amazonas, Brazil, August 2017

Alternative name: Madeira Stipple-throated Antwren

Epinecrophylla amazonica

Includes Roosevelt Antwren

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[edit] Identification

10–11 cm (4-4¼ in)
Male

  • Yellowish-brown crown
  • Paler mottled ear-coverts
  • Redder towards nape
  • Dark red mantle

[edit] Distribution

From southeastern Peru and northern Bolivia to south central Amazonian Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

Formerly considered conspecific with Rufous-backed Antwren and Fulvous-throated Antwren under the name Stipple-throated Antwren.

[edit] Subspecies

Two subspecies recognized:

  • E. a. amazonica
  • southeastern Peru, northern Bolivia and south central Amazonian Brazil (west of the Madeira River) and northern Bolivia (Pando)
  • E. a. dentei
  • south central Amazonian Brazil, between the Madeira/Ji-Paraná rivers and the Aripuanã River - originally described as full species, Roosevelt Antwren.

[edit] Habitat

Mostly observed in terra firme forests.

[edit] Behaviour

There is no information on breeding or movements, though they are thought to be a resident species.

[edit] Diet

The diet consists mostly of insects and spiders.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
  3. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2016. IOC World Bird Names (version 6.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  4. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Jan 2018)

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